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Britain's Dirty Beaches

Sand, sea and sewage in 1957

Ahead of an upcoming Panorama on sewage pollution of UK beaches, we take a look back to December 1957 when the issue was only just becoming a public concern.

Panorama: Britain's Dirty Beaches, BBC One, Monday, 7 September at 8.30pm.

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